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ASTELIA nervosa 'Westland'
Silvery bronze arching leaves that turn red in colder conditions. Frost hardy but prefers damp areas
Evergreen - clump-forming perennial. Arching, silvery, sword-like leaves, usually 60cm (24in) long, but sometimes much longer, taking on a red tint in cold weather.
Height - 1.2m (4ft)
Spread - 1.2m (4ft)
Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - produces flowers in open panicles on long stalks
Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - none.
Place of origin - New Zealand
Garden Location/Conditions - Bog garden
Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - peaty soil.
Wet or boggy soil
Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
2 options from £6.00
Slate Tie-on Plant Labels
Hand made in Cornwall, these delightful natural slate labels are perfect for pots. Comes with chalk pen. Pack of 5